Arkapadapa, Arkapādapa, Arka-padapa: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Arkapādapa (अर्कपादप).—Name of a plant (nimba); another tree (ākanda).

Derivable forms: arkapādapaḥ (अर्कपादपः).

Arkapādapa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms arka and pādapa (पादप).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Arkapādapa (अर्कपादप).—m.

(-paḥ) The Nimb tree, (Nimba or Melia azadaracta.) E. arka, and pādapa a tree.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Arkapādapa (अर्कपादप):—[=arka-pādapa] m. the tree Melia Azadirachta Lin, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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